Associations between Ambient Outdoor Temperature and Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality in Scotland

Colin Ramsay, C. Robertson, Ray Carragher, Stephen Corson

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

This report investigates the association between ambient air temperature and health impacts, measured as morbidity (hospital admissions) and mortality, in Scotland to determine what evidence there is to reject the (null) hypothesis that there is no relationship.
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Commissioning bodyNational Centre for Resilience
Number of pages25
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2018

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Morbidity
Scotland
Hospital Mortality
Null hypothesis
Mortality
Health
Air
Temperature
Relationships
Evidence

Keywords

  • ambient temperature
  • mortality
  • morbidity

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Associations between Ambient Outdoor Temperature and Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality in Scotland. / Ramsay, Colin; Robertson, C.; Carragher, Ray; Corson, Stephen.

Edinburgh, 2018. 25 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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